Guided-Mode Filters for Terahertz Frequencies Fabricated by 3D Printing

  • M. Ortiz-Martinez
  • E. Castro-CamusEmail author
  • A. I. Hernandez-Serrano


In this article, we present the design and characterization of the first 3D-printed guided-mode filter for terahertz frequencies. The device consist on a diffractive grating fabricated on top of a rectangular dielectric waveguide by 3D printing. Finite difference numerical modeling shows this device acts as a filter at a frequency that can be geometrically engineered and tuned around such frequency by varying the radiation incidence angle. Three devices were designed to operate at 200 GHz, 250 GHz, and 300 GHz; the devices were fabricated and successfully characterized using terahertz time-domain spectroscopy.


Waveguide Filter Terahertz THz 


Funding Information

This study is support by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACyT) (grant nos. 252939, 294440, and 280392)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C.LeonMexico

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